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Posts about Metadata

Structured Metadata is #Sexy

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

Although my redesigned webpages only look and function a bit differently, under the hood I’ve added more structured metadata for Googlebot and his friends to find. Metadata isn’t new it has been around a long time on MacOS and online but spammers seriously abused both the keywords and description tag, to the point where Google now ignores both. Structured metadata is new formats, championed by industry heavyweights, to help make it easier to index and share content online…

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The 19 Plugins that make my blog Awesome

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

So I’ve been at this whole blogging game a long time. How long? Well I put up my first homepage in 1995, I put up this WordPress blog in 2005…

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I finally found a use for Google+

Saturday, June 29th, 2013

I only have so much time for online social networks, the one I use the most because it works well on my iPhone is Twitter. One of the social networks I use the least is Google+ because it is just too much of a Johnny come lately social network with no killer feature . I know, I know, “Circles” and “Hangouts” but I just don’t need ’em. I have this domain and this blog, plus Facebook and Twitter were more than sufficient for me to share too much personal information online. Twitter lists and a good RSS reader keep me well informed without having to use Google+.

So what use is Google+?

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Updating Tags and Metadata

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

As my job search drags on, I decided to retroactively edit a pile of old blog posts. This blog has been going, for better or for worse, since 2005. I’ve been maintaining a home page online since 1995. Sometimes you have to devote time to maintenance. This used to mean link checking and fixing busted HTML tags, but now that everyone uses content management systems such as WordPress, maintenance involves updates, theme tweaking, and editing old content…

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iTunes Match Disappoints So Far

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

I’ve been waiting for iTunes Match since before the project had a name.  Then I had to wait even longer because I’m Canadian. iTunes Match combined with iCloud was supposed to allow you to store your entire music collection online so you could access it anywhere…

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